The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 146 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.80% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £185 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.95% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £150 £170
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
536 375 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.47% 15.04% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 173 234
Median daily rate £370 £335 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 81
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Vista as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the West Midlands region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the West Midlands region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 2 £185 +23.33%
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) PLM
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) iSeries
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) WebEx
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) BPR
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) WebEx
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) AS400 Operator
1 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP